| Oct 13, 2013
BLACKSBURG — Virginia Tech has an open date next Saturday. Alas, Oregon and Marcus Mariota, Texas A&M and Johnny Manziel, not to mention Baylor and Bryce Petty, are otherwise preoccupied.
And that's what we clamor to see, right? The Hokies'...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 4:13 PM
BLACKSBURG — After living in Pittsburgh's backfield Saturday for much of No. 24 Virginia Tech's 19-9 win, defensive end James Gayle had occasion to get to know battered Panthers quarterback Tom Savage between plays.
Tech (6-1 overall, 3-0 Atlantic...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 1:15 PM
NORFOLK — For the first time all season, Old Dominion's high-octane offense wasn't pressured to post big numbers, and its young defense didn't experience the missteps and grumbles that accompany growing pains. A bye week can be a wonderful thing....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Forecasting a nine-team basketball conference was trying enough. Then the ACC expanded to 11, then to 12. Now, with the arrivals this season of Syracuse, Pittsburgh and Notre Dame, the league balloons to 15.
And quite a 15 it is, littered with NCAA...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 4:33 PM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mike Krzyzewski arrived at Duke in 1980, and during his first decade there, ACC basketball showcased the likes of Michael Jordan, Ralph Sampson, Mark Price, James Worthy, Len Bias and Johnny Dawkins. So pardon Krzyzewski for...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford said at a news conference on Wednesday that playing a men's basketball tournament in New York City sometime in the near future is possible, and that Washington is still on the league's radar as a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Nearly a year after Maryland announced its athletic teams would leave the Atlantic Coast Conference to join the Big Ten in 2014, ACC commissioner John Swofford said in interview Wednesday that there is no ill will despite lawsuits that are pending between...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:45 PM
In a painful season for the Houston Texans, Matt Schaub is injured on a fellow former U.Va. alum's sack ...
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TE 87 Jeff King (Va. Tech, Pulaski High): On...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 9:22 PM
American Athletic Date Time Game Network (Talent) Thurs., Oct. 10 7:30 p.m. Rutgers at (8) Louisville ESPN (Rece Davis, David Pollack, Jesse Palmer, Samantha Ponder) Fri., Oct. 11 8:30 p.m. Temple at Cincinnati ESPN (Carter Blackburn, Danny Kanell2,...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 9:26 PM
PITTSBURGH — Junior running back Isaac Bennett rushed for a career-high 240 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead Pitt past Old Dominion 35-24 Saturday night at Heinz Field.
Bennett scored on runs of 25, 3 and 16 yards for the Panthers (4-2),...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
It was bound to happen. After six straight Friday nights of Chamber of Commerce-type weather, we've got a mess out there today. As of 1 p.m., I have not heard of any postponements from the games around here. Emmaus AD Dennis Ramella put out an e-mail...